Red Cross postpones Power of the Purse fundraiser in Berlin

Event rescheduled for Thursday, June 11

The following is a release by the American Red Cross: 

Out of an abundance of caution, and in sensitivity to guests, the American Red Cross New Jersey Region is postponing its Thursday, March 12 Power of The Purse fundraising event at Lucien’s Manor in Berlin to Thursday, June 11.

“The Red Cross would like to thank Lucien’s Manor, an outstanding event partner, for their willingness to reschedule this wonderful event later in the year, said Rosie Taravella, CEO, American Red Cross New Jersey Region. “Thanks also to our amazing volunteer committee, board of directors, speakers and many other volunteers, who have put forth great effort and generosity in planning this event. We look forward to seeing everyone on June 11.”

The American Red Cross is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and preparing to carry out our lifesaving mission in the event of any possible disruptions, as well as supporting public health agencies to help communities prepare.

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For more information about Power of the Purse, including ticket purchase and sponsorship opportunities, visit or contact Aimee Alven at or 609-819-2093.